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Liberals to Moore: 'Thanks, but we got this'

Walking into the theater to see Michael Moore’s latest effort, Capitalism: A Love Story, I passed a sole protester on the sidewalk carrying a sign saying “Capitalism is Killing Us”. After I left the movie, the protester – or I … Continue reading

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The growing pains of a literalist brain

The Christian ‘poem’ Footprints might be the most inescapable piece of inspirational doggerel ever conceived. I’m fairly sure it’s the law to send a framed copy of it and a “Bless This Mess” placard to every woman-of-a-certain-age south of the Mason … Continue reading

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Is New Jersey the South's rodeo clown?

Seriously, New Jersey – the South thanks you from the bottom of our heart.  We couldn’t possibly bear the burden of stereotypical stupidity all by our lonesome.  Every time we think we can’t carry the heavy load of all our … Continue reading

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The Specter Hangover starts

What are we getting out of this again?   From an upcoming NY Times magazine interview with Arlen Specter: “There’s still time for the Minnesota courts to do justice and declare Norm Coleman the winner.” Mounting a primary challenge is starting to … Continue reading

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